Adult Events

  1. Library

    Physical Address
    95 Cedar Street
    Newington, CT 06111

    Phone: 860-665-8700

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Movies & More: Adrift
Tuesday, January 15, 1:00 p.m. 

A true story of survival, as a young couple’s chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history. Starring Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin. Running time 99 minutes. Snacks provided. Tickets available at the Adult Information Desk.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Friends Winterfest (Formerly the Friends Wine and Cheese Social)
Friday, January 18 – (Snow date January 25)
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Must be 21 to attend.  THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.  If you want to be put on a waiting list for tickets, call 860-665-8700 to leave your name and telephone.

Enjoy an evening of tasty beer, wine, spirits and savory refreshments, plus great entertainment.
2019 marks the tenth anniversary of this event. It will be held from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Place orders for bottles of wine or beer you liked at special prices offered only at the wine tasting event. Orders placed during the event make you eligible for a special prize. After the tasting, participate in the teacup and silent auction and more. Dessert will follow. Bluegrass Music trio will be provided by Audrey Mae.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Brown Bag it With a Documentary
Three Identical Strangers
Tuesday, January 22, 12:00 noon

A true story that explores triplets who were separated at birth, reunited years later as adults and the discovery of why it happened. Running time 96 minutes.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Crafts & Conversation
Wednesday, January 23, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Bring your own craft and join the conversation! Refreshments provided. Registration required
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Wake Up Humans! by Dr. Steve Judson
Wednesday, January 23, 7:00 p.m.

Learn how the body can heal itself via the central nervous system and the importance of the atlas bone, the first cervical vertebra.  Dr. Judson is a chiropractor and upper cervical specialist. Dr. Judson's book, Wake Up Humans, will be available for purchase and signing after the program. Registration required.


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Tech 4 U 
Thursday, January 24, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Do you need help downloading your eBook or using your new smartphone? Want to set up a Facebook or Twitter account? For help with your specific technology questions, make an appointment for a 45 minute session with a librarian today! Registration required. 

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Adult Winter Reading Kickoff & Registration
Ice Cream for Books

Thursday, January 31
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m.– 7:00 p.m.

Drop in between these hours or register online to receive a free gift and a chance to win the kickoff prize giveaway. Refreshments will be provided. Adults will earn a prize ticket for every book they read or listen to, which will be entered into the weekly drawings for special gifts. All tickets collected will be entered into the grand prize drawing to be held on Friday, March 9.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.